Generation 6

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Mary Elizabeth6 Herrington (Darling5, Samuel S.4, William3, Charles2, John1) daughter of Darling Herrington and Martha Ann Walters was born June 18, 1835 in Jones Co Mississippi, and died October 23, 1920 in Jones Co Mississippi

She married Madison Prescott Bush June 25, 1857 in Laurel, Jones Co Mississippi. The son of Harrison Bush and Mahala Scott, he was born April 03, 1836 in Georgia, and died January 01, 1924 in Jones Co Mississippi, burial in Hickory Grove, Cemetery, Jones Co Mississippi

 

Information from Charles Watson, Rootsweb Family Tree:

Madison Prescott "Uncle Matty" Bush was a veteran of the Civil War and one of the founding fathers of Laurel, Jones County, Mississippi. He was often called "The Daddy of Laurel."

He served two terms as Mayor of Laurel, one term as Alderman, and a few years later as a Justice of the Peace. In all, Madison served a total of fifteen years in public life. During his term as Mayor, Laurel outgrew the Village form of government and became the Town of Laurel.

He was a charter member of Laurel Chapter No. 414 of the Masonic Lodge. He was also a charter member of the Old Fellows.

He was born in Stewart County, Georgia between the towns of Preston and Lumpkin.

Three of Madison and Mary Elizabeth's children married into the Jonathan Tolbert Montgomery family: Jesse Marion married Amanda Montgomery; James Matthew married Doche Montgomery; and Nellie LaVicie married W. N. Montgomery.

Uncle Matty died on January 1, 1924, at 9:00 pm on a Thursday night following a brief illness. He was 87 years old. He is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery.

Children of Mary Herrington and Madison Bush are:

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Jesse Marion7 Bush, born March 31, 1858 in Jones Co Mississippi, and died July 15, 1907, burial in Old Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ellisville, Jones Co Mississippi
He married Amanda Jane Montgomery on September 25, 1879 in Jones Co Mississippi. The daughter of Jonathan Tolbert Montgomery and Mary Elizabeth Buckalew, she was born May 15, 1864 in Jones Co Mississippi, and died and died August 10, 1938 in Jones Co Mississippi, burial in Old Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ellisville, Jones Co Mississippi

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Mahalia Ann Bush born June 04, 1859 in Jones Co Mississippi, and died April 29, 1922 in Jones Co Mississippi, burial in Indian Springs Cemetery, Jones Co Mississippi
She married George Marshall Walters, son of John Wesley Walters and Elizabeth Kilgore. He was born March 03, 1857 in Jones Co Mississippi, and died October 19, 1906 in Jones Co Mississippi, burial in Indiana Springs Cemetery, Jones Co Mississippi

192 iii.
Isabell Bush born February 28, 1861 in Jones Co Mississippi, and died June 08, 1864 in Jones Co Mississippi, burial in Indian Springs Cemetery, Jones Co Mississippi
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James Matthew Bush born September 09, 1862 in Jones Co Mississippi, and died April 02, 1942 in Jones Co Mississippi, burial in Old Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ellisville, Jones Co Mississippi
He married Victoria Docia Montgomery September 04, 1884 in Jones Co Mississippi. The daughter of Jonathan Tolbert Montgomery and Mary Elizabeth Buckalew, she was born February 24, 1870 in Jones Co Mississippi, and died April 22, 1930, burial in Old Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ellisville, Jones Co Mississippi
194 v.
Mary Elizabeth Bush born January 09, 1865 in Jones Co Mississippi, and died March 26, 1961
She married Hugh McManus Jr. October 07, 1880 in Jones Co Mississippi. He was born July 28, 1852, and died June 20, 1916 in Jones Co Mississippi
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Nelly Lavice Bush born September 15, 1866 in Jones Co Mississippi, and died July 16, 1952 in Jones Co Mississippi.
She married William Nelson Montgomery September 24, 1885 in Jones Co Mississippi. The son of Jonathan Tolbert Montgomery and Mary Elizabeth Buckalew, he was born February 09. 1866 in Jones Co Mississipp, and died January 22, 1954 in Jones Co Mississippii
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Felix Sheppard Bush born August 10, 1869 in Jones Co Mississippi, and died November 13, 1948 in Jones Co Mississippi.
He married 1) Susan A. Knight January 05, 1893 in Jones Co Mississippi. She died c1900 in Jones Co Mississippi.
He married 2) Lula Evans January 20, 1902 in Jones Co Mississippi. She was born July 08, 1880 in Jones Co Mississippi, and died December 19, 1964 in Jones Co Mississippi
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